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100 Questions & Answers About Celiac Disease and Sprue: A Lahey Clinic Guide

Author(s): David L. Burns, MD, CNSP, Tufts University School of Medicine - Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Massachusetts
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763745028
  • ISBN-10:0763745022
  • Paperback    226 pages      © 2008
Price: $21.95 US List
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Empower Yourself - and Your Children!

An estimated 2 million people in the United States have Celiac disease, or about 1 in 133 people.  100 Questions and Answers about Celiac Disease: A Lahey Clinic Guide provides answers to the most common questions asked by patients and family members, especially parents of those children suffering from the disease.

Features & Benefits

  • Concise, easy-to-read paperback book.

  • The question and answer format mimics an actual physician consultation.

  • Written by an expert author with extensive experience.

  • Provides practical answers to questions about treatment options, quality of life, care giving, sources of support, and much more.

Preface

Forward

Introduction

Part 1.The Basics

Part 2. Symptomes and Manifestations
Part 3. Children and CD
Part 4. Evaluation and Diagnosis
Part 5. Treatment for CD: The Gluten-Free Diet
Part 6. Management of Celiac Disease
Part 7. Dermatitis Herpetiformis

Part 8. Diseases Associated with Celiac Disease

Part 9. Complications

Part 10. Patient Resources

Part 11. Conclusion

Appendix

Glossary

Index


David L. Burns, MD, CNSP-Tufts University School of Medicine - Lahey Clinic Medical Center, Massachusetts

David L. Burns, MD, CNSP, is the Medical Director of Nutrition and Senior Staff Gastroenterologist at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA. Dr. Burns is also Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He has authored many peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and lectured nationally on nutrition and its relationship to disease of the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Burns did his medical residency and nutrition fellowship at Beth-Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, and a gastrointestinal fellowship at the Lahey Clinic where he is active in the education of doctors training in gastroenterology.

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